Mario, Zelda and Donkey Kong Games Join Line of $19.99 Nintendo Selects

Wii U and Nintendo 3DS Games Debut at a New Lower Price on March 11

REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Starting on March 11, some of the most popular and critically acclaimed Wii
and Nintendo
games become a part of the Nintendo Selects program and will be
available at a suggested retail price of only $19.99 each. Wii U games
like Super
Mario 3D World
, an imaginative four-player adventure with Mario
and friends that received numerous Game of the Year awards and
nominations when it first launched in 2013, join Nintendo 3DS standouts
such as The
Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D
, one of the most critically
acclaimed Nintendo 3DS games of all time.

“Whether you just picked up a new Wii U or Nintendo 3DS system over the
holiday season or want to expand your ever-growing game collection,
Nintendo Selects are a great, affordable option,” said Scott Moffitt,
Nintendo of America’s Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing.
“Not only are these games easier than ever to enjoy, but they also
represent some of our highest-quality offerings in recent memory.”

Other Wii U games joining the Nintendo Selects family are Donkey
Kong Country: Tropical Freeze
, Pikmin
and NES
Remix Pack
. Fun Nintendo 3DS games Yoshi’s
New Island
, Donkey
Kong Country Returns 3D
and Mario
Party: Island Tour
can also be purchased at the new low
suggested retail price of $19.99 each on March 11. Additionally, a group
of classics from the Wii console that can be played on Wii U will be
available at the reduced Nintendo Selects price. This includes Super
Mario Galaxy 2
, Animal
Crossing: City Folk
, Donkey
Kong Country Returns
and Super
Mario All-Stars

For more information about the Nintendo Selects program, visit

Remember that Wii U and Nintendo 3DS feature parental controls that let
adults manage the content their children can access. For more
information about this and other features, visit

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interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan,
manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Wii U
and Wiihome consoles, and Nintendo 3DS and
Nintendo DS families of portable systems. Since 1983, when
it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System, Nintendo has
sold more than 4.3 billion video games and more than 692 million
hardware units globally, including the current-generation Wii U,
Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo 3DS XL, as well as the Game Boy,
Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi and Nintendo DSi
XL, Super NES, Nintendo 64, Nintendo
GameCube and Wii systems. It has also created industry icons
that have become well-known, household names such as Mario,
Donkey Kong, Metroid, Zelda and
Pokémon. A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of America
Inc., based in Redmond, Wash., serves as headquarters for Nintendo’s
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